DSA Scotland Study group to meet on July 3rd
DSA Scotland will convene on the 3 July. Those who are new to DSA but would like to find out more are welcome to join. The meeting will take place at the University of Glasgow’s Advanced Research Centre (ARC).
Decolonising Aid and Development – 10.30 am to 12.30 pm
- Professor Pamela Abbott – University of Aberdeen – Decolonising Research (fuller title to be confirmed)
- Dr Michael Tribe – University of Glasgow – Decolonising Aid – What Does it Mean and How to Do It?
- Dr Mozammel Huq – University of Strathclyde – The Padma Bridge: A Case of Project Construction following the withdrawal of promised World Bank funding
- Discussant: Frances Guy – Scotland’s International Development Alliance
Lunch and networking – 12.30 pm – 1.30 pm
Presentations by established researchers – 1.30 pm to 3.00 pm
- Prabir Bhattacharya – Heriot-Watt University – Technological Innovations and the Emergence of Modern Economic Growth: An Historical Perspective
- Graeme Young – University of Glasgow – Informality: The New Global Class Politics?
Presentations by Doctoral Research Students – 3.15 pm to 4.45 pm
- Parul Tyagi – Heriot-Watt University – The impact of female political representation on child malnutrition
- Debasish Roy (University of Glasgow) – Drought and Food Security: Implications for Zero Hunger Goal in Bangladesh
- Altaf Hossain (University of Glasgow) – Impact on Mental Health of the affected people following river erosions: A Case Study of Bangladesh
After 4.45 pm there will be tea/coffee/biscuits available and it is hoped that discussions during the day about the convenorship and management of the DSA Scotland Study Group can be taken forward.